I’ve been in search for another great brown ink, my other favorite being DeAtramentis Tobacco. Diamine Chocolate is just sooooo dark (like a rich dark chocolate.
In Aussie Brown Robert Oster came up with a lovely rich brown that shades nicely;
I can use it at work then take it out for a sketch!
Someone commented that architects keep proportions correct,
so here is my secret — guidelines.
You can see them in the blowup above!
I do a line of site set of lines that help me stack
and line up the little things by placing the big pieces.
I also make my mistakes in pencil — as you can see above.
“Memory is more indelible than ink.”
Anita Loos, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.
“I think not….”
Me… why I journal!
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